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Regal Sarcophagus will Hold Court in Ancient Resource’s March 8 Fine Ancient Artifacts Auction

Regal Sarcophagus will Hold Court in Ancient Resource’s March 8 Fine Ancient Artifacts Auction

. February 27, 2015

MONTROSE, Calif. – Among antiquities connoisseurs, there are two non-negotiables when considering a new acquisition: authenticity and the assurance that a dealer will stand behind their merchandise. It was those two principles that served as the foundation for Gabriel Vandervort’s Ancient Resource auction house. A former writer and producer of ancient-history documentaries for History Channel, […]

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Sleep Tight The £1,700 Folding Bed at Richard Winterton Auctioneers

Sleep Tight The £1,700 Folding Bed at Richard Winterton Auctioneers

. November 25, 2014

A rare folding single bed has just totalled £1,700 at auction in Lichfield. Lot 1546 is not however your average folding bed but a rare nineteenth century ‘Campaign’ bed. ‘Campaign’ furniture refers to articles of furniture made to break down or fold up to make it easier to move around on military campaigns, ie what […]

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18th Century Bilston Enamels Auction

18th Century Bilston Enamels Auction

. November 19, 2014

London – An exceptional private single owner collection of Bilston and other English enamels will be offered in Dreweatts & Bloomsbury Auctions sale of Fine Silver & Objects of Vertu on Thursday 27th November. The collection dates from mid-18th century during the most prolific period of enamel production in Bilston. David Rees, Director of Silver […]

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Artemis Gallery opens door to Old World with Oct. 23-24 antiquities, Pre-Columbian & tribal auction

Artemis Gallery opens door to Old World with Oct. 23-24 antiquities, Pre-Columbian & tribal auction

. October 20, 2014

BOULDER, Colo. – Once in a great while, an auction house is blessed with an “embarrassment of riches.” That may very well describe the offerings in Artemis Gallery’s Oct. 23-24 absentee/online auction of antiquities, Pre-Columbian and tribal art, featuring the collection of career diplomat William N. Dale. “This is surely one of the finest selections […]

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Charles Darwin marine chronometer from HMS Beagle for Bonhams auction

Charles Darwin marine chronometer from HMS Beagle for Bonhams auction

. May 4, 2014

An important two-day marine chronometer from HMS Beagle, the legendary Admiralty survey ship that took Charles Darwin on an epic five-year voyage to South America and the Galapagos Islands, has surfaced at Bonhams. It will be offered in the 9th July Fine Clocks sale at New Bond Street, London with an estimate of £30,000-50,000. The […]

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